What makes a great, award-winning photograph?
I mean, what qualities lift a photograph above the commonplace?
Is it the lighting? The composition? The careful arrangement of objects? An emotion captured? A storyline conveyed? The inclusion of Yoda?
All of those things, I guess.
When I look at this photograph of Colin, a lad I’ve never met, sent to me by Erin, a mother I’ve never met, I know I’m looking at something special.
Thanks, Erin, for passing this along, and for your desire to gift my new book to your classroom teacher.